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March 26, 2014

Eggless Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting - Eggless Birthday Cake Recipes


Eggless Vanilla Cake Recipe with Vanilla Frosting  
Prep Time: 30 mins    |  Cook time: 35 mins    Serves: 8 - 10

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Cuisine:World
Recipe Type: Dessert

Ingredients:

For the Cake:
  • 1 3/4 cups + 2 tbsp Plain Flour
  • 5 tbsp Corn Flour
  • 1 1/2 cups Sugar
  • 2 cups Milk
  • 1/2 cup + 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Vanilla Essence
  • 4 tsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 3/4 tsp Baking Soda
  • A pinch of Salt
For the Frosting:
  • 1 cup Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 4 cups Powdered Sugar, sifted
  • 1 tbsp Vanilla Essence
  • 3 - 4 tbsp Milk
  • A pinch of Salt
Instructions:

For the Cake:
  • Preheat the oven to 180 degree C.
  • Grease two 7 inch cake tins with oil and set aside.
  • Sift together the plain flour, corn flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. 
  • Combine the milk, vanilla, sugar, lemon juice and oil in mixing bowl and beat until the sugar dissolves.
  • Add the sifted flour in 2 - 3 batches and gently fold the mixture until the batter shows no trace of flour. Don't overmix or overbeat.
  • Don't let the batter sit out too long.
  • Divide the batter evenly between the two cake tins and bake at 180 degree C for 30 - 35 minutes or till a toothpick inserted in the middle of the cake comes out clean.
  • Allow the cake to cool for about 15 minutes and then invert.
  • Let them cool completely for a few hours.
For the Frosting:
  • Beat the butter until light and creamy.
  • Add the vanilla essence and salt and combine.
  • Add the powdered sugar and beat very well.
  • Add the milk one tablespoon at a time until the frosting reaches the preferable consistency.
  • Beat the frosting until it is light and fluffy.
To Assemble the Cake:

  • Place the cake on a plate or cake board.
  • Spread the prepared frosting evenly on the cake.
  • Place the other cake on top.
  • Place a large scoop of frosting on the top of the cake and spread evenly until the cake is covered with a thin layer of frosting.
  • Keep the cake in the refrigerator for 30 minutes for the crumb coat to set.
  • After 30 minutes, remove the crumb coated cake from the fridge. 
  • Spread a thick layer of frosting on the top and sides of the cake. Spread it with a spatula until even and smooth.
  • Divide the remaining frosting and add food coloring and mix.
  • Fill the piping bag / ziplock bag with the frosting cream.
  • Pipe a decorative border around the top and bottom edges of the cake.
  • Let the frosted cake sit at room temperature for about 20 minutes before serving.
  • Slice and serve!
Cake recipe slightly adapted from Vegan Cupcakes take over the world
 
 

20 comments:

  1. gorgeous cake and lovely decorated

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  2. cake looks so yumm and delish. Perfectly done deco..love the colours..

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  3. Wonderful cake and the icing looks awesome...

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  4. good one girlie; loved the look of the cake.. nice pics

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  5. What a beautiful looking cake that is! So pretty

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  6. What a beautiful looking cake that is! So pretty

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  7. Love the little bit of corn flour in there! I have some that I'm trying to use up.

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  8. Very cute and attractive cake, lovely decoration.

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  9. It looks beautiful and delicious.

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  10. Lovely cake, very beautifully decorated, yumm..

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